IGP orders strict security for polio teams, centres

KARACHI: After the terror attack on Polio Centre in Satellite Town in Quetta, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh, Ghulam Haider Jamali, on Wednesday issued directives to officials concerned to take extraordinary measures to strengthen security for the ongoing polio drive in the metropolis.

According to a statement issued by Sindh Police’s Spokesman, IGP directed officials to ensure security of polio teams and increase police patrolling and snap checking in the surrounding of Polio Centers, particularly in sensitive areas. He also directed officials to boost the information system with other law enforcement agencies to ensure better law and order situation in the city.

He further instructed official to ensure strict checks at the city’s all entry and exit points and border areas of the province at police station level and ensure monitoring process as per the law.

IGP directed officials to strengthen the better wireless system so that the flow of information pertaining to security complaints could not be affected.